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Notary Laws

Notary Law Updates By State

Use this database to find updated Notary laws and regulations in your state or jurisdiction.

Notary Legal Case Designates a legal case
Notary Executive Order Designates an executive order
Notary Law Designates legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates an administrative regulation or rule

RuleJul 01, 2017 - Nebraska
NE Electronic Notarization Rules - New rules and regulations implementing Nebraska's Electronic Notary Public Act have been adopted by the Nebraska Secretary of State.

RuleJun 14, 2017 - Missouri
MO Administrative Rule (Electronic Signature and Seal) (2017) - The Missouri Secretary of State has published final rules defining and regulating electronic signatures and seals used by Notaries.

LawJun 05, 2017 - Nevada
NV Senate Bill 398 - Senate Bill 398 defines "blockchain" technology and clarifies that it is an electronic record under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA).

LawMay 26, 2017 - Nevada
NV Senate Bill 50 - Senate Bill 50 createsan advance directive for psychiatric care requiring the signatures of the principal and witnesses to be sworn to and signed before a Notary.

LawMay 17, 2017 - Washington DC
DC B21-0724 - DC B21-0724 establishes rules for the performance of nonlegal immigration services by non-attorney immigration service providers who charge a fee for their services.

LawMay 08, 2017 - Utah
UT House Bill 320 - House Bill 320 makes numerous changes to Utah’s Notary laws, including allowing Notaries to perform signature witnessings, specifying notarial certificate forms, and making changes related to Notary commissions.

LawMar 27, 2017 - Arizona
AZ Senate Bill 1078 - Senate Bill 1078 transfers rulemaking authority for electronic and digital signatures used by state agencies and Notaries from the Secretary of State to the Department of Administration.

RuleMar 10, 2017 - Washington DC
DC Administrative Rule (2017) - A final regulation setting the fee Notaries may charge at $5 became effective March 10, 2017.

LawJan 04, 2017 - Massachusetts
MA Senate Bill 2064 - Senate Bill 2064 puts most of the Governor’s Executive Order of 2004 into statute, and makes additional changes to the statutes related to Notaries Public.

LawJan 04, 2017 - Massachusetts
MA Executive Order 571 - Executive Order 571 rescinds Executive Order 455 (2004) regulating the conduct of Notaries Public.

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